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URL Size Matters

Answered => “Twitter force short each link in Tweets, Does / Twitter harms the PageRank of original link?” on Quora.

Amazon, affiliates, URL shorteners and “Be careful”

Consumed => “Amazon Tweaks Its Affiliate Links Policy: What Does the New Operating Agreement Mean for URL Shorteners?” by Jack Busch on Groovy Post.

Social media marketing secret weapon: The URL shortener

Blogged => “Social Media ROI: Alchemy United-vs-Google URL Builder – Part-3” on Alchemy United.

Official launch of

FYI => Earlier this week, after a round of new enhancements, I decided to take the beta wraps off and anointed it as launched. Ya can’t be in beta forever, can ya? is almost “post-beta”

FYI => While this started as a fun personal side project I think the latest round of enhancements has nudged it into post-beta form. I just want to collect some more feedback before I remove the beta tag and declare it formally launched.

Soft launch:

FYI => After a wrestling match from hell with customizing Add This, I cut my losses and decided on an acceptable work around. The result… has officially launched! almost to public beta

FYI => Decided to tackle one or two more rounds of tweaks and enhancements for before I go public beta with it.

Wanted: Alpha testers

FYI => I put in some more time with the VT802 site over the weekend. I think she’s finally ready for alpha testing. Yes!

World premier of the logo

FYI => After bumping into a few days ago the ol’ light bulb went off and yet another side project was born.

Host your own URL shortener

FYI => Wow! Really? I hope this isn’t too good to be true—a self-hosted DIY URL shortener.